PASTORS RISE UP!

Politicians will not save us.

The famous and the proud cannot lead us.

It is time for the pastors to arise, to stand on the platform the Lord is giving them an opportunity to take and to speak the words He places in their mouths.

For, we are here, in this place of quarantine, fear and uncertainty, not because of the words spoken by the media, the masses and the representatives, but rather because of the words NOT spoken by the men and women placed in positions of authority in God’s House.

We are here because the shepherds did not properly feed their flocks, gave them milk instead of meat and allowed them to graze rather than train. The flocks grew weak, fat and lazy. When the enemy came, which he always does, they had no way of knowing how to keep the rival from breaking down the doors and overcoming the crowds. Their minds were infiltrated with thoughts of anxiety, worry, doubt and fear because they were never taught to have the mind of Christ.

So, here we are, afraid, anxious and uncertain.

BUT, it is not too late for the pastors to rise up, to speak the words placed in their mouths by the Holy Spirit and to decree and declare the promises of the Lord.

It is not too late to train the flocks, feed them meat and rouse them from their slumber.

Far too many behind the podium never tell their people of the enemy that comes to steal, kill and destroy, so their people do not know how to battle.

Far too many standing on an altar worry only of not offending so they keep hidden the ways of warfare, never teaching their congregations about the power within them if they only believe.

Far, far too many upon a platform given to them by God are silent on the fact that our duty is to die to self and to sprint after holiness, godliness and servitude. But, holiness and servitude don’t always bring in the tithe, so simple words are spoken instead to make the masses feel good rather than aid them in becoming ready for the inevitable wars ahead.

So, I am using my platform, although so simple and small, to cry out to the pastors, the flocks, the congregations, to rouse those who are in positions far greater than mine.

It is time to RISE UP, to take the lead in places we have been far too quick to follow.

Use your voice, your platform, your altar, your podium to speak the truth, to encourage your leaders and congregations to stand against the enemy and all his lies and deceits.

It is time to come together again, to worship and to overcome. It is our God-given authority and our Constitutional right to assemble and pray.

First Amendment to the United States Constitution
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…or the right of the people peaceably to assemble

So, it is time, we have been silent long enough, far too long. The flocks are weakening, becoming depressed, discouraged, addicted, abusive and desperate.

Pastors, I am calling on you to RISE UP and speak the words the Spirit within you is telling you to voice. Be the leaders God has called you from your mothers’ womb to be. Stop looking to the Government to guide you. Only God shall be your guide.

Feed your flock. Do not allow them to die in the wilderness, lead them into the land of milk and honey.

Pastors, it is time to open your doors, it is time to RISE UP.

“For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.” -Galatians 1:10

Author: Lydia Barbara

I am a woman standing on the Word, believing in its infallibility and knowing I am all that God says I am.

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